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FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 9:00pm EST
technology and services to help you solve it. gerri: the debt ceiling deal and senator mike leigh. with more on this, we have former republican senator of wyoming, former cochair f the definition. thank you for being on thh bus, we appreciate your time we are glad to have you any way we can get you. >> there are a lot of people that would like to give me. [laughter] gerri: you are always a hoot. let's talk about the debt ceiling debate. we are all focused on this week and the president has been talking about it. what is your view on whether spending cuts should be part of the debt ceiling debate? i think that would be a serious mistake. i'm a republican, i have been so since i voted for ike in 1962 and let me tell you ie mistake. you are not talking about one thing that has to do with cutting spending. you're talking about everything and he paying your debts of the guys in the congress talk about an republican republicans drama. and every one of them has something to do with wanting ... and now you have to pay it. and you better pay and where your country is clearly facing a dire conseq
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 3:00pm PST
when he was a u.s. and state senator on the debt ceiling, prosecuting the war on terror and it seems on gun policy. back in 1999 with the shooting at columbine high schoolbe fresh in everyone's minds, the illinois state senate took up a bill that would require adult prosecution for discharging a gun in or near a school. state senator obama was one of five senators to vote present on that legislation, which passed 52-1. the "chicago tribune" called him a "buttless cheap" for missing a vote for other crime legislation later that year. finally parents in wisconsin aring a are vateed a public ohio was indoctrinating in their words their children in what is called "white privilege." the course called "american diversity" had number of controversial work sheet and messagemessages that a person ss amounts to race baiting. they tell fox news, students were sent on assignment to wal-mart and asked to count number of white and black dolls. the parent added if you're white you're oppressing, if you you're nonwhite you are a victim. school officials say they will evaluate that course before it is taught again. one major goal has been accomplished, marc seigel who works at new york university shows house the school's medical
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
deficit reduction. they spoke about the challenges facing congress regarding the debt ceiling, tax and entitlement reforms in sequestration. according to the treasury department, congress has until mid-february to early march to raise the debt limit. from this morning, this is just under an hour. [applause] >> first senator gregg. >> thank you, marc. i appreciate that. that was quite an introduction. it is free to be here -- great to be here. they have been a wonderful firm to have represent me. it's also a wonderful to be here with kent conrad, who was a close friend, and i am glad his dog made it through so he could be here. he is a deficit hawk. more important than that he is a thoughtful and conscious -- voice of a conscious for the senate throughout his term on fiscal responsibility. we worked together in a very effective way to try to bring some sort of bipartisan effort into the requirement that we do something about the debt. it was really, as was mentioned, an idea that we came up with on a long plane ride i think to central america to put together a commission that then threw into the simpson bowls proposal that has become the defining memo for the effort to try to get that is under control. is fond of quoting a friend of his, the foreign minister of australia. we met a few months ago who said to him
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
sequester, you've got the debt ceiling, and you have the continuing resolution. the sequester and debt ceiling sort of fall on top of each other towards the end of february. we used to say in the republican leadership group in the senate which i had the good fortune to serve in for about 12 years as sort of an ad hoc member, you never take a hostage you can't shoot. [laughter] the problem with the house was they took a hostage they couldn't shoot when they took the fiscal cliff. and if republican members of the congress take the debt ceiling as a hostage, it's a hostage they can't shoot. as a very practical matter, if we go over the debt ceiling, we don't exceed -- we don't increase the debt ceiling, republicans aren't going to win the debate. they'll argue that they're not increasing it because they don't want to control spending, but they're not going to win the debate, because what will happen is that the white house will pay with the cash flow of the country the debt, the interest on the debt. the debt won't default. what they might not pay and will certainly threaten not to pay are social security checks. and the moment that the american citizen figures out that the social security checks might not go out, game's over.
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
was going to vote against raising the debt ceiling and he made this beautiful speech, all of which is perfectly correct. it just now he is on the opposite side of the equation. it is a silly argument. bill: he went on to explain as he has see things differently as senator than president in the white house. >> of course you do. >> some conservatives argue this. i want to get your feeling on this. focus on the overspending. don't focus on the long-term debt. when you focus on the debt ceiling it makes the message more muddled and more difficult. do you agree a with that? >> that's correct. i really do. i think the debt ceiling is a beautiful tool to get the president and congress to agree and to compromise and work things out and to bring down spending. i think that is right. it shouldn't be used to close down the country. that is just another tool, another political compromise in negotiations and it is a beautiful tool for that to bring the two sides together to bring out something that is good for all of us. bill: jerry nadler, a congressman from here in new york. he was the one said
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
different guy when it comes to his interpretation of voting or not voting for the debt ceiling. but i happened in my opinion agree with you on your interpretation of the republicans and the retreat. i think that principle might be a good thing. centerpiece in how i look at life. when it comes to the chess game of politics principle lose. let's switch gears a bit. you also do a lot of writing regarding europe in a noticed today that the boon, the safe harbor trade in europe traded at 160. we haven't had that for a while. do you think the funding issues of europe are in the rear view mirror and some of these yields will crop up? >> there's no question. the safety play is over our. when interest rates globally start going up there will be a lot of -- there will be a lot of problems because i still think there's a lot of leverage in the system and i think high yield and high grade have moved to unsustainable levels. for right now for the next three to six months you'll start seeing higher rates in germany. you'll see higher rates across the board. it's hard to believe the fed is at cris
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